Spring 2021

Praying Mantises

An Augmented Reality Experience

From the Series Creepy Crawlers in Action: Augmented Reality

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

A praying mantis waits for its prey insect to appear. Then, like lightning, the mantis strikes! Learn how praying mantises hunt, reproduce, and protect themselves with thrilling details and awesome augmented reality experiences.

Format Your Price
978-1-7284-0273-4
$21.99
978-1-7284-1791-2
$32.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Animals, Science
Copyright 2021
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-01-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF051150, JNF051030, JNF003120
Dewey 595.7/27
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 800
Guided Reading Level S
Features Augmented Reality, Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, and Reviewed

Reviews

Booklist

“A not-too-creepy introduction to a unique insect.”—Booklist

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“Engaging text describes the creatures’ attributes and behaviors. . . . First-rate nonfiction, with a multimedia tie-in.”—School Library Journal

Author: Sandra Markle

Sandra Markle is the author of numerous award-winning books for children. A former elementary science teacher, she is a nationally-known science education consultant. Markle has received many honors for her series Animal Predators, Animal Scavengers, and Animal Prey. Several titles have been named as National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)/Children’s Book Council (CBC) Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, and Animal Predators was honored as a Top 10 Youth Nonfiction Series by Booklist. Markle is also the author of the Insect World series and several single titles. Her book Rescues! was named a Best Book by the Society of School Librarians International and a Recommended Title of Outstanding Nonfiction by the National Council of Teachers of English’s (NCTE) Orbis Pictus Award committee; Animal Heroes was named a 2008 Lasting Connections title by Book Links. Markle lives in Lakewood Ranch, Florida with her husband, photographer Skip Jeffery.